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Lake Mineral Wells State Park Pollinator Garden Work Day, Volunteer Opportunity, Cross Timbers Chapter, Mineral Wells, Saturday, 3/16/2024 at 10 a.m.

March 16 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

🌿 Calling All Native Plant Enthusiasts! 🌿  Be a Pollinator Protector! 🐝🌸

Join us for a morning of volunteer magic at Lake Mineral Wells State Park. 🌼✨

You can help maintain the pollinator garden at Lake Mineral Wells State Park! 🌼🦋 This wonderful community effort supports our local ecosystems and provides habitat to facilitate the important work of pollinators. This garden provides educational information to visitors and is utilized by the park staff to explain the importance of native plants and their benefits.

Here are some suggestions on clothing and what to bring:

  1. Work Clothing: Wear comfortable work clothing appropriate for the weather. Layers are great for adjusting to changing conditions.
  2. Gloves: If you have gardening gloves, bring them along. They’ll protect your hands while working with plants and soil.
  3. Gardening Tools: If you own any gardening tools, such as nippers, shovels, spades, pitchforks, or wheelbarrows, feel free to bring them. Buckets and brooms are also useful. These tools can be incredibly helpful for various tasks.
  4. Water: Stay hydrated! Bring a water bottle to keep yourself refreshed during the work.
  5. Hat:  A hat with a wide brim provides shade for your face, neck, and ears, protecting you from direct sunlight. It helps prevent sunburn and reduces the risk of skin damage caused by UV radiation.  In case of cooler weather, wear a hat to keep warm.

Additional Details:

  • If the temperature is below 40°F or if it’s raining, the workday will be canceled. 
  • For any specific questions or further information, you can reach out to Cindy Crump at cindyleecrump@gmail.com.
  • For these months, here are some details of plans
    • March: Clearing dead materials and cutting back dead stems
    • April: Mulching the beds and hunting for natives in the park to transplant to the garden

Location:

  • Lake Mineral Wells State Park, 100 Park Road 71, Mineral Wells, Texas.
  • Before entering the park gates, take a left into the administration building parking lot.
  • No entry fee required.

Meeting Point:

  • Meet at the garden located near the administration building entrance (before paying at the gate).

Let’s come together and contribute to the beauty and health of our local environment! 🌿🌸